Assistant Director of Recruitment
Name: Ingrid London
Hometown: Corpus Christi, Texas
Education: Bachelor of Science, The University of Texas at Dallas (2006)
College Major/Minor: Business Administration
What advice do you have for prospective students?
Visit universities as all institutions should look good on a website, but stepping foot on a campus will allow you to determine if a school is a good fit for you.
How long have you been working in higher education?
Book: Crime and Punishment, Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Movie: Without Limits
You received your bachelor’s Business Administration, what made you go this route?
I originally was a computer science major and realized I wanted to interact with people more, and get involved in helping connect people within an organization to technology to help make their jobs easier . I am now pursuing my MBA with a concentration in management information sciences.
What is your favorite hobby or interest?
All sports, especially running.
What areas do you help with?
I’m fortunate enough to be able to help with incoming freshmen and transfer students. I continue to have opportunities that allow me to learn more about the inner workings of our Admission office and can help students and families understand the process, even when there seems to be a problem.
Regarding your undergraduate time, what event/class/time means the most to you?
I think the people I met during my time in college and the experiences we shared ended up shaping me to be who I am today. I have always had a passion for learning, but being in an environment where others shared that drive has made me challenge myself continually.
You are an alum of UT Dallas, what made you attend UTD?
I remember back in high school, thinking I really want to attend an out-of-state university. It just so happened that in my junior year of high school, my computer science club was participating in a competition at UT Dallas. I absolutely fell in love with the campus and realized this was a place that can challenge me
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If you could redo your time in college, what is the one thing you would change?
I may have changed my major sooner. For as long as I remember, I have liked talking with people and finding out more about them.